Former Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid midfielder Rafael van der Vaart wins his first-round match at the BDO-sanctioned Denmark Open.
Former Netherlands international Rafael van der Vaart has recorded a victory on his BDO debut at the Denmark Open.
Van der Vaart spent time with Ajax, Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid as a professional footballer, but the ex-midfielder has taken to darts since retirement from the sport.
The 36-year-old is making his first appearance on the BDO circuit this weekend, and his debut has been marked with a 4-2 victory over Thomas Andersen.
— Dansk Dart Union (@DanskDartUnion) May 4, 2019
However, Van der Vaart suffered defeat in his next contest, with Mogens Christensen prevailing by a 4-0 scoreline.
Van der Vaart’s brother Fernando is also taking part at the event in Esbjerg.
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